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How am I just now finding this?? Very useful when you just don't have time to RTFM.

explainshell.com/

"If you want to be a lion, you must train with lions." - Carlson Gracie

Although I often feel like the least knowledgeable person in the room, you can bet I'm learning something.

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Whether your work space is downtown or in the middle of a tropical island, the drive to help and a LulzBot 3D Printer will enable you to leave this world a little better than you found it:

lulzbot.com/learn/case-studies

When someone has broken as many software installations as I have, it's common to be skeptical of the "click it and trust that it works" mentality, but that's what I've experienced while using @freedomboxfndn. It's fantastic that you've partnered with @olimex@fosstodon.org and their LIME2! Great job!

Progress made on @olimex@fosstodon.org TERES-I laptop mainline effort. Now one step closer to fully-native @debian integration.

wiki.debian.org/InstallingDebi

I downloaded a docx job description attachment from a recruiter today and accidentally opened it with . Emacs surprisingly converted it to PDF for me! I used to exclusively use emacs for development for its nifty code-completion but had forgotten how powerful it is.

Take a dream project, break it down into manageable and realistic tasks, apply a timeline to them and *voila!* You now have yourself a goal! A goal without a timeline will remain just a dream.

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We've made many announcements recently! Here's a summary:

1. BUY A FREEDOMBOX
We announced that we will **soon** launch sales of FreedomBox servers sold by @olimex:
olimex.com/Products/OLinuXino/

2. DEMO
Try our live demo of FreedomBox:
freedombox.org/demo/

3. FORUM
Use our forum for support and discussion:
discuss.freedombox.org/

4. MAILING LIST
The FreedomBox Foundation has a new mailing list:
freedomboxfoundation.org/conta

We're making moves! Stay tuned for even more news 👀 👀 👀

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🐮 Holy cow! @Karlitschek and his talk on #Nextcloud was great! Really inspirational that a truly free software project can be a company that pays people to write free software. #libreplanet does not disappoint!

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The #libreplanet talks will be posted on media.libreplanet.org/ I'm not sure how soon after but bookmark it, that's what I'm doing so I don't forget :-)

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At #LibrePlanet, the Freedombox Foundation announced some exciting news: you can soon buy #FreedomBox kits!

This has been years in the making. We're very proud to partner with @olimex, a company which makes open source hardware.

Sales launch soon. Order: olimex.com/Products/OLinuXino/

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As you may know Liberapay supports connecting accounts from other platforms. Today our Google integration has been decoupled from the dying Google+ system, and our GitLab.com integration has been modified to work around GitLab's nonsensical permissions so that you no longer have to grant Liberapay write access to your account.

You can update your connected accounts in liberapay.com/about/me/edit/el

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Great privacy software exists. But what the world needs next is privacy infrastructure on which to deploy that software.

To make your own infrastructure, just install the free #FreedomBox private server system on a single-board computer.

We like the LIME2 made by Olimex. What single-board computer do you like?

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To make sure you don't miss them, here are the two announcements from our blog post published yesterday:

- Liberapay now supports 33 currencies! You should update your currency preferences if you haven’t done it yet: liberapay.com/about/me/edit/cu

- SEPA Direct Debits are back! If you were previously unable to renew a Euro donation because you don't have any credit or debit card, you should be able to renew it now if you have a Euro bank account: liberapay.com/about/me/giving/

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@dansup

I'd go through #Liberapay rather than #Patreon. Firstly, your audience are mainly #FOSS geeks who will appreciate it. Secondly, #Patreon can get very nasty about closing accounts with no warning. I only ever used my account to give to #FOSS projects, never to ask for money, and they closed my account just because I donated to #Armory3D (who they also closed despite *delivering* what they promised and more!)

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happy to announce that MNT Reform is going to launch on Crowd Supply crowdsupply.com/mnt/reform

Even if you toss the benefits/ethics of / aside, appears to be SO much better than ! More money toward the ones you are supporting, and more money from your supporters! The only overhead comes from mandatory bank fees! I'm pretty excited.

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